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PyeongChang 2018 Announces Official Partner for Sports Apparel

14 Jul 2014
Pyeongchang, July 2: The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) has signed an official partnership agreement with Youngone Outdoor in a ceremony held at the Alpensia Convention Center in PyeongChang. POCOG President KIM Jin-sun notes, “This partnership will greatly help promote our Games. I’m confident that Youngone will join our preparation efforts and share the vision to deliver a Best Games in PyeongChang.”

SUNG Ki-hak, CEO of Youngone Outdoor said, “We are proud to be the official partner of PyeongChang 2018. The company is looking forward to providing the best possible services to Korean athletes with our THE NORTH FACE brand.”

THE NORTH FACE is a brand Youngone Outdoor introduced to the Korean market in 1997. The company has also been a leader in sports and outdoor business over the past 40 years.

The signing ceremony followed the closing of the IOC Debriefing of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games and was also attended by IOC President Thomas Bach and Gunilla Lindberg, Chair of the IOC’s Coordination Commission for the PyeongChang 2018 Games.

As an official partner, Youngone Outdoor will provide a wide range of sports apparel for Games-related personnel, including Team Korea and the PyeongChang 2018 Games’ workforce. 
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